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Consumer inflation rises 1.3 percent in August, providing more room for policy responses if the economic slowdown worsens

1 month ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
n addition, China's producer-price index declined 0.8 percent, which, when joined with the small uptick in consumer inflation, provides what one economist described as a "nice combination" that leaves more space for policy easing and less industrial deflation.
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is the editor-in-chief of SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.